Shell has spudded the Graff-1 exploration well, offshore Namibia, as TotalEnergies continues drilling on the nearby Venus prospect.
QatarEnergy (QE) has struck a deal to enter Egypt’s upstream through a deal with Shell.
Chevron has signed up to explore a block offshore Equatorial Guinea, previously held by South Africa’s PetroSA.
TotalEnergies has closed the sale of its non-operated assets in Gabon to Perenco, following approval from the local authorities.
Australian minnow Invictus Energy has struck a farm-in option, giving Cluff Energy Africa a potential 25% stake in the Cabora Bassa project.
Aiteo Group has managed to halt the leaking well on OML 29, which had seen the company come under fire from politicians and local communities.
The Nigerian Senate has called for Aiteo to face penalties for its ongoing spill in OML 29.
Poor weather has imposed “substantial delays” to Kinetiko Energy’s drilling programme in South Africa, where it is working on a coal-bed methane (CBM) project.
Chevron’s local Angola unit has extended the Block 0 concession until 2050 and it will keep its full 39.2% stake.
Drilling problems at Bambo-1, offshore The Gambia, will see costs rise by around $10 million, operator minnow FAR has warned.
Lekoil Nigeria has made an offer to acquire its London-listed parent company, following a major corporate falling out.
TotalEnergies has started up CLOV phase 2, offshore Angola, marking the second field to come onstream in a week.
TotalEnergies has spudded the Venus-1X exploration well offshore Namibia, in Block 2913B.
Zenith Energy and ADM Energy appear set to clash over an oilfield offshore Nigeria, with both companies laying claim to a stake in it.
Seplat Energy has confirmed it is engaged in talks on acquiring ExxonMobil’s shallow water business in Nigeria.
Mozambique has launched its sixth licensing round in an online and in person event, which will run until August 31, 2022.
TotalEnergies has signed a solar power plan in Libya, in addition to setting out plans for the Waha concession.
Pharos Energy has restarted drilling in Egypt at the El Fayum concession, the company has declared.
SDX Energy has begun drilling in Morocco, launching the second phase of its 2021 campaign.
Uganda’s Parliament may not approve the Lake Albert development until the end of the year, pushing the final investment decision (FID) into early 2022.
Australia’s FAR has begun drilling the Bambo-1 exploration well, offshore The Gambia.
Tullow Oil has pre-empted the sale of Occidental Petroleum’s stake in the Jubilee and TEN fields to Kosmos Energy, in Ghana.
Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Co. (AEEPCo) has reported a major spill in the Nembe Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
CNOOC Uganda has confirmed a final investment decision (FID) for the Kingfisher field, marking another step forward for the Lake Albert development.
Invictus Energy has completed its 2D seismic survey on Zimbabwe’s Cabora Bassa, exceeding its licence commitments.